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  • Attorney Forum Meeting
    The 2018 Attorney Forum will be held at the Offices of David Wm. Ruskin on February 19, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  See the attachment for more details.  Read more arrow
  • Debtor Handbook Revised (revised 1/26/18)
    The Debtor Handbook has been revised.  Please feel free to download a copy from the Forms sections of this website for personal use or to distribute to clients.  
  • Updated Who Does What (01/02/2018)
    Our Who Does What has been updated to reflect changes in our Data Processing Department.  Please download the latest copy and distribute it in your office.      Read more arrow
  • New Form Chapter 13 Plan
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has entered Administrative Order 17-04 regarding the use of a Local Form for a Chapter 13 Plan.  Click here to download the Court Notice.  Read more arrow
  • Trustee Fee 2018
    Effective October 1, 2017, the US Trustee Program has established the Trustee Fee for cases administered by David Ruskin at 8.5%.  This amount can fluctuate during the course of a fiscal year as well as during the life of a Plan. We encourage the use of a higher rate when calculating cases to account for these changes.  
  • New Fee Order
    The Chapter 13 Trustees of the Eastern District of Michigan have released a new standard Form Order Approving Fees.  Please visit the Forms page of the Attorneys section for more information.  
  • Have you signed up for Attorney Fees paid via EFT?
    Click here to read about the Electronic Disbursement program!  Read more arrow
  • Ch 13 Trustee Memo on Bateson
    Click here for a memo outlining how Chapter 13 Trustees in Eastern District of Michigan will handle funds in cases dismissed post-confirmation as required by the Bateson decision.  Read more arrow
  • New "no look fee" amount.
    Click here for a joint memo from the Detroit Chapter 13 Trustees regarding "no look" fees.  Read more arrow
  • Notice Regarding Stipulations  Read more arrow